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Alabama's newest fan: Charlie Sheen

Posted on: May 2, 2011 6:28 pm
Edited on: May 2, 2011 6:45 pm
Posted by Jerry Hinnen

Even amidst the celebration that erupted across the country last night following the news that Osama Bin Laden had been killed in Pakistan, hearts remained heavy in Alabama today as the state (and many, many other parts of the South) continued to try and dig out from the biggest U.S. tornado disaster since 1932 and deadliest American disaster of any kind since Hurricane Katrina.

If there's any tiny silver lining to the disaster, it's that the tragedy has united people from across the state, across the South, and even across the country in the recovery effort. One of the people on hand to help is this guy, Alabama's newest fan:

That, of course, is Charlie Sheen, visiting Tuscaloosa this week to raise awareness of and funds for the recovery effort; Sheen said on his famous Twitter account and in an interview with university student newspaper the Crimson White (from which the above picture was screen-capped) that financial support would be coming "fast and furious.":

(Our own Gregg Doyel says he, too, will be rooting for the Tide this fall.)

Also in Tuscaloosa this week is our Eye on Recruiting reporter Bryan Fischer, who spoke to local recruits and football coaches about the storm and took the following pictures from the Tuscaloosa area:

Please consider making a donation to the Red Cross' relief efforts, either by texting "REDCROSS" to 90999 to donate $10, or by clicking here. No surer way to start #winning.

Category: NCAAF

Since: Jul 11, 2009
Posted on: May 3, 2011 7:28 pm

Alabama's newest fan: Charlie Sheen

It's sad that the only high profile celebrity to visit is the same one people are demonizing.  He may well be a little off the rocker, or one short of a six pack, but at least he is making the effort. 

Since: Oct 17, 2006
Posted on: May 3, 2011 5:58 pm

Alabama's newest fan: Charlie Sheen

He may be a little crazy but it's good to see him help out. 

Since: Oct 29, 2009
Posted on: May 2, 2011 10:17 pm

Alabama's newest fan: Charlie Sheen

Whatever you might think of CHarlie Sheen, his willingness to help is greatly appreciated.

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